Arlington Heights police, firefighters and paramedics responded about 4:43 p.m. Saturday, July 24, 2021 to a report of a downed power line on Arlington Heights Road north of Rand Road in Arlington Heights, Il.
ComEd also required help for smoke in a building in the area. Firefighters also requested ComEd to the scene.
Southbound Arlington Heights Road just north of Rand Road was blocked for power line repairs.
A widespread power outage was reported as of 6:00 p.m. … ComEd reported …
Arlington Heights Road and Rand Road
Customers Affected: 295
Crew Status: Crew Investigating
Probable Cause: Under Investigation
Estimated Restoration: 11:30 PM
Stoplights were without power at Rand Road and Palatine Road and a three car crash occurred at the southeast corner of the intersection by Olive Garden. Paramedics assessed several people involved in the crash but all refuse transportation to a local hospital.
While Afternoon thunderstorms passed through, one and a half inch of rain fell in Central Arlington Heights with some gusty winds and some cloud to ground lightning.
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